Tag Archive: los angeles

Koreatown: KBBQ at Jjukku Jjukku

  Jjukku Jjukku is one of the latest Korean BBQ restaurants to hit Koreatown. The Ktown joint was initially not all-you-can-eat but quickly found people love bargains. They have three options; $12.99, $19.99… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Soup Bazaar

  Soup Bazaar opened a few months ago in Downtown Los Angeles. It replaced a rotisserie chicken place I kept meaning to check out but never did. And for the same general reasons… Continue reading

DTLA: Pasta at Maccheroni Republic

  Macherroni Republic gets warm support from the Downtown Los Angeles community. DTLA residents and office workers alike flock to this slightly hidden gem located across the street from Grand Central Market. I’ve… Continue reading

Have You Checked Out the San Antonio Winery Lately?

Have you visited the San Antonio Winery lately? Surprisingly being a native, I had never visited the Los Angeles winery that’s been open since 1917. At one time, Los Angeles was a bustling… Continue reading

DTLA: The Next Art of Charcuterie Classes at Cafe Pinot on April 11

  Cafe Pinot is now offering charcuterie classes called the Art of Charcuterie.  I love cooking classes and I attended the first one last month and the next one on summer style sausages is… Continue reading

DTLA: Getting New Orleans Style at Preux & Proper

  Preux and Proper opened late December in Downtown Los Angeles. Taking over the old Parish space, Preux and Proper has transformed it into a New Orleans paradise. The two-story restaurant has Preux downstairs… Continue reading

Mid-City: Stew at Smoke.Oil.Salt

  I recently checked out the putxero Valencia at Smoke.Oil.Salt. The Valencia-style stew is served on divided trays just like how Chef Perfecto Rocher would have it in school growing up in Spain.… Continue reading

DTLA: Classic Seafood and Gin Martinis at Water Grill

  Recently I checked out Water Grill. I hadn’t been in many years and was delighted to see the renovated room. Water Grill is one of Los Angeles’ best seafood restaurants and I’m… Continue reading

Chinatown: Noodles at Pok Pok Phat Thai

  Chef Andy Ricker of Pok Pok in Portland has said he opened Pok Pok Phat Thai and the upcoming Pok Pok in Chinatown Los Angeles for the ease of getting Thai ingredients from the… Continue reading

Koreatown: Getting Our Grill On at Star BBQ

  When friends come to visit LA, I think there are a few quintessential LA experiences. After doing all the touristy stuff, there’s always time for dinner. And one of the fun things… Continue reading